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News 2017-04-04T14:00:50+00:00

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Remembering Our Friend, Alice Dwyer Ross

It is with heavy hearts that we report the passing of our friend and former Museum Shop Buyer and Manager, Alice Dwyer Ross. Alice passed away surrounded by her family on June 6 after a [...]

Renovations in the Carriage House Museum Shop

Recent visitors to the Mansion may have noticed the new glass paneled doors of the Carriage House Museum Shop. What was predicted to be a straightforward installation proved to be more complicated, as the old [...]

Upcoming 7th Annual Opera at the Mansion: Get Your Tickets Now!

On Monday, July 17, the Mansion will host its 7th annual joint benefit with Opera Maine(formerly PORTopera), Opera at the Mansion. This year's offering will feature the casts of Opera Maine's productions of Giuseppe Verdi's La Traviata and  Jack Perla's An American Dream. [...]

Allagash Victoria Ale 2017 Premiere Recap

This year's Allagash Victoria Ale Premiere was a great success! Despite fears of rain, it was a beautiful night to take in live music from Mansion newcomers The MisAdventures, and enjoy signature ales from Allagash Brewing along with [...]

Upcoming Theme Tours

Save the date for these upcoming special theme tours! The third Tuesday of each month of the season, Victoria Mansion staff members offer up a more in depth look at aspects of the Mansion not [...]

Reception Suite Conservation Update

Much has happened with our major conservation project in the Reception Suite since our last update in April. After completing the cleaning of the ceiling decoration, the conservators sprayed a layer of stable, synthetic resin [...]

Allagash Victoria Ale Premiere 2017

We were so pleased with the turnout for last Friday's Allagash Victoria Ale Premiere! Luckily the weather held up and guests enjoyed tastings of Allagash ale, mead from Maine Mead Works, and soft drinks from [...]

Mother’s Day Teacup Sale!

On Sunday, May 14 from 1:00-4:00 Victoria Mansion will host an antique and vintage teacup sale to benefit educational programs at the Mansion. Each $5 teacup purchased pays for two students to visit the Mansion [...]

What’s New at the Carriage House Museum Shop

No visit to Victoria Mansion is complete without stopping in at the Carriage House Museum Shop. In the off-season, Museum Shop Manager and Buyer Patti Chase was busy preparing the shop and its new merchandise [...]

2016-2017 Annual Report Now Available

The Mansion's 2016-2017 Annual Report is now available! The report includes up-to-date information on the previous fiscal year, including updates on restoration, development, education, curatorial, events, and the Carriage House Museum Shop. The report also [...]

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